An inlaid lacquer six-leaf 'children' screen Late Qing Dynasty
Lot 400W
An inlaid lacquer six-leaf 'children' screen Late Qing Dynasty
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,707) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An inlaid lacquer six-leaf 'children' screen
Late Qing Dynasty
The six panels amusingly decorated with inlaid mother-of-pearl and coloured stone on a black lacquer ground with a scene of boys at play in a pagoda and on a surrounding terrace, the boys variously mock fighting, pulling a toy boat, reading, practising calligraphy, playing chess and punting a raft on a pond with geese and lotus, the top and side borders with precious objects and the bottom border with four qilin and a Buddhist lion in each corner, the reverse painted with floral sprays.
Each panel 172cm x 38.5cm (67¾in x 15¼in) (6).

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  • 清晚期 黑漆嵌百寶嬰戲圖六扇屏風
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